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EXPLANATION OF THE FRONTISPIECE.
THE Oval in the centre is an engraving from an antient painting in the Herculaneum.
The figures at the sides and bottom are explained in the dissertation, in the latter part of this volume, which was written to vindicate, to some of the author's learned friends, the explication he ventured to give of that passage in the book of Revelations, which is the subject of the Fifth Discourse.
Mo. Wm Hollander.
recat. 8-7-50 LD13
SEVERAL of these discourses have been delivered before the
GRAND LODGE OF MASSACHU
SETTS, in discharge of my office of GRAND CHAPLAIN. Some of them have been already published, in a pamphlet form, at the request, and for the accommodation of the particular lodges at whose consecration they were delivered but, as their circulation was limited, many of the bre225013